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Six. Thanks for all the groovy comments lately…
Today was the last day before winter break. For once I’m not going into vacation with a pile of stuff (the autocorrect got rid of the s I usually put in that word… and it didn’t know from the word autocorrect…ok now it does) to grade, because I gave the new district benchmark the other day, and took advantage of the time for once. More on that there benchmark thing after the vacay. I’m going to be part of the group reading the essay response post, which is also new, and I’m figuring that things might get a mite ugly.
And so today we were down to some mental floss, a quick quiz, and about 15-20 minutes or so of chill time.
I tried not to show a video, I really did. At least this one is educational. And I will bet that you have never seen it. Really.
Check out how callous they are.
Be the first to figure out the title.
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First off: Ok, Ok. I’m starting to find my happy place with research. Thank you for the comments and suggestions; I think next year will be better. You guys gave me some good ideas. We’re working on outlines this week, prepping for research. Among other activities, I give them partially completed outlines and word banks to fill them in with. I strategically place a few clues in the outline, and they have to determine the hierarchy of the various entries I provide, and fill in the blanks. Like this (the stats are kinda dated, but it’s a topic near to my heart): Topic: The automobile has become the American Nightmare kills 265,000 and injures millions annually, road rage and reckless driving have increased, better city design to decrease auto dependence, leading source of air pollution, alternatives to the automobile, main means of transportation, too many people dependent on the car, large SUV’s: rollovers and danger to smaller cars, more cars and more roads mean more traffic congestion, average car: 5 tons of carbon dioxide each year, contributes to acid rain and smog, leading cause of death and injury, new dangers with 2 recent developments, public transportation I. Main means of [...]